Mothers and such : views of American women and why they changed / Maxine L. Margolis.
Why was motherhood barely mentioned as a discrete role in eighteenth-century sermons? And why, beginning in the 1830s, did it become the foucs of attention in domestic manuals and other forms of popular literature addressed to middle-class women? Maxine L. Margolis examines these and other questions...
University of California Press,